Tag: Thad Cochran

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 14: U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS) speaks at 'Making AIDS History: A Roadmap for Ending the Epidemic' at the Hart Senate Building on June 14, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images)

Questions About Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran’s Health Fuel Fight for Soul of Republican Party

Senator Thad Cochran’s (R-MS) continued absences from Washington have reignited long-standing concerns over his physical health — and set up the possibility that both seats in the United States Senate from Mississippi, currently held by establishment Republican allies of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), could be up for grabs in 2018.

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Walker-for-President Effort Hires Another Controversial Anti-Conservative In Brad Dayspring

Dayspring was undoubtedly effective at crushing conservative primary challengers to longtime Republican senators and helping Republicans take over the U.S. Senate. But his tactics throughout his career have been so brutal and personal, he’s become a larger-than-life personality in politics—someone who often overshadows whoever his boss is—and sometimes border on reckless.

Thad Cochran Marries Aide After Denying Their Alleged Affair

Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), 77, adamantly declared that there was no affair between him and top aide Kay Webber, 76, during his bid for re-election. His staff also insisted there was nothing to the rumors that surrounded the couple. Now, it seems Cochran has used to cover of Memorial Day to minimize news that the two have wed.

Coulter: This Election Is Too Important to Sit Out

Coulter: This Election Is Too Important to Sit Out

Conservative columnist and author of “Never Trust a Liberal Over 3-Especially a Republican,” Ann Coulter argued that the 2014 election is too important for Republicans to sit out on Monday’s “Hannity” on the Fox News Channel. “If we have the

Levin: Chamber of Commerce Run By 'Big Gov't Statist'

Levin: Chamber of Commerce Run By 'Big Gov't Statist'

Talk radio host and author of “The Liberty Amendments: Restoring the American Republic,” Mark Levin slammed the U.S. Chamber of Commerce over a report that they were backing Democrats in several House races on Thursday.  “Republicans need to understand, the

Another Self-Inflicted Wound for the GOP

Another Self-Inflicted Wound for the GOP

Republican National Committeeman Henry Barbour gave black Americans a slap in the face when he orchestrated a cynical, race-baiting campaign targeting fellow Republican Chris McDaniel in the Mississippi Senate primary runoff against incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran. It was insulting to

Chris McDaniel: I Beat Thad Cochran by 25,000 Votes

Chris McDaniel: I Beat Thad Cochran by 25,000 Votes

Six weeks after the primary runoff election, Mississippi State Sen. Chris McDaniel is launching his formal legal challenge of the election results, saying the evidence is so conclusive that he will be calling for courts to recognize him as the

Boyle: McDaniel Camp Found '8,300 Vote Irregularities'

Boyle: McDaniel Camp Found '8,300 Vote Irregularities'

On Tuesday’s broadcast of American Family Radio’s “Sandy Rios in the Morning,” Breitbart News’ Matthew Boyle said that evidence of “8,300 vote irregularities” has been discovered by Chris McDaniel’s campaign in its challenge to Sen. Thad Cochran’s (R-MS) primary victory

Napster Co-Founder Sean Parker Donated $350K to Thad Cochran

Napster Co-Founder Sean Parker Donated $350K to Thad Cochran

Napster co-founder and Former Facebook president Sean Parker donated $350,000 to help Sen. Thad Cochran’s (R-MS) allies court black Democrats and liberal union voters to get more votes than conservative challenger Chris McDaniel in the June runoff, and Parker is

Cruz Calls for Investigation in Mississippi Runoff

Cruz Calls for Investigation in Mississippi Runoff

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) argued that the allegations of voter fraud in the Mississippi Senate runoff between Thad Cochran and Chris McDaniel in an interview on Monday’s “Mark Levin Show.”  “What the D.C. machine did was not try to grow

Black Democrats Seek Thad Cochran's Help After Runoff Win

Black Democrats Seek Thad Cochran's Help After Runoff Win

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — After black voters helped Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran survive an intense Republican primary runoff against an insurgent conservative challenger, some civil rights leaders in the South want him to repay the favor. Their request? Cochran should

Establishment GOP's Tactics Will Backfire

Establishment GOP's Tactics Will Backfire

Earlier this year, the conventional wisdom was that the moderate establishment had taken control of the GOP back from the Tea Party and other “extremists.” With Dave Brat defeating House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and Chris McDaniel receiving the plurality

Thad Cochran's Campaign Hangs Up on Entire National Media

Thad Cochran's Campaign Hangs Up on Entire National Media

Sen. Thad Cochran’s (R-MS) top campaign operatives hung up on numerous members of the national media after a press conference call Wednesday. The call was intended to rebut state Sen. Chris McDaniel’s campaign’s allegations of voter fraud in Mississippi’s GOP

FEC Probes Pro-Cochran Barbour-Run Super PAC

FEC Probes Pro-Cochran Barbour-Run Super PAC

The Federal Election Commission (FEC) has asked a pro-Thad Cochran Super PAC, called Mississippi Conservatives, to provide additional information about what the newspaper Roll Call said “appears to be campaign finance violations.” At issue are last-minute expenditures made by the